James William Marshall (politician)
James William Marshall (March 31, 1844 – November 27, 1911) served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Virginia.
He served during the Civil War in the Confederate Army as a private for four years.
After the War, he graduated in 1870 from Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia. He studied law and was admitted to the bar, serving Commonwealth's attorney for Craig County, Virginia in the years 1870–1875 and 1884–1888.
Marshall elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-third Congress (March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1895). He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1894. He resumed the practice of law in Newcastle, Virginia. He was a delegate to the State constitutional convention of 1901.
He died in Newcastle, and was interred in West View Cemetery.
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